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World Cultures: Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Hamada
Erg
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
Dry, rock hard ground
Sand dunes in the desert
North Africa
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Sahara Desert
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
30 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
Congo Basin
Great Rift Valley
escarpment
tropical rainforest climate
dip in a plateau
What diverging tectonic plates created
deep cliffs that divide plateaus from the coast
very rainy, hot and humid
Congo Basin
dip in a plateau
Great Rift Valley
What diverging tectonic plates created
43 terms
WORLD CULTURES AFRICA
"Lucy"
missing link
desertification
deforestation
common name for the findings of bones that made up 40% of a f…
"Lucy" who came between apes and humans.
a major problem in Africa, combined with drought, the amount…
Africa suffers from deforestation greatly, it is the clearing…
"Lucy"
common name for the findings of bones that made up 40% of a f…
missing link
"Lucy" who came between apes and humans.
15 terms
Africa - World Cultures
Sahara Desert
Nile River
Sahel
Savanna
Largest desert in the world; years can pass without rain and…
Lifeling of Africa; it provides water for dry soil and fertil…
Transition between African Savannah and Sahara, just south of…
Grassland with scattered trees; two seasons a dry summer and…
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world; years can pass without rain and…
Nile River
Lifeling of Africa; it provides water for dry soil and fertil…
147 terms
World Cultures Africa
Sahara
3 parts of a desert
Hamada
Erg
Largest desert in the world
hamada, erg, and oasis
Dry, hard surface of a desert
The area of wind-swept sand (sand dunes)
Sahara
Largest desert in the world
3 parts of a desert
hamada, erg, and oasis
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a steambed that is dry except during a heavy r…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of north Africa and south…
Wadi
in the desert, a steambed that is dry except during a heavy r…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
World Cultures Africa
Algeria
Egypt
Libya
Morocco
Algiers
Cairo
Tripoli
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
Egypt
Cairo
16 terms
World Cultures South Africa
Population Registration Act
Group Areas Act
Black Consolidation Act
Promotion of Bantu Self-Government Act
Classified and registered all citizens by race
Assigned racial groups to different residential areas
Blacks need to qualify to live in white metro areas
Allowed tribal lands to be changed into independent states an…
Population Registration Act
Classified and registered all citizens by race
Group Areas Act
Assigned racial groups to different residential areas
41 terms
Africa World Cultures
sahel
Agriculture Revolution
Nile River
Cataracts
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Farming methods advanced, greater population, food supplies i…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
Clouding of the natural lens as old cells die, leads to blurr…
sahel
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
Agriculture Revolution
Farming methods advanced, greater population, food supplies i…
World Cultures: Africa
Cradle of Humanity
Traditional Life
Religious Beliefs
Slave Trade
archaeological, genetic &a linguistic evidence of African ori…
Family patterns, subsistence farming, age-grade system, polyg…
animism, ancestor worship, shamans, tradition medicine
slavery in traditional societies, mercantilism & the globaliz…
Cradle of Humanity
archaeological, genetic &a linguistic evidence of African ori…
Traditional Life
Family patterns, subsistence farming, age-grade system, polyg…
World Cultures AFRICA
Escarpments
Cataracts
Cape of Good Hope
Cape Baboons
found on the edges of continents, these steep plateaus are of…
towering waterfalls in Africa that come off of the plateaus a…
south west tip of the continents of Africa, this has been an…
belonging to the Monkey family- they have lived in this regio…
Escarpments
found on the edges of continents, these steep plateaus are of…
Cataracts
towering waterfalls in Africa that come off of the plateaus a…
World Cultures: Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
The process of how a grassland region slowly transforms into…
Dry, rock hard ground
North Africa
Large desert region most often connected to Southwest Asia
Sahara Desert
Largest true desert in the world (Just over 3.5 million squar…
45 terms
World Cultures Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Erg
Largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
Process of how an area slowly transforms into a desert
Dry rock hard ground of a desert (color- red)
Sand dunes or sandy part of a desert
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
Desertification
Process of how an area slowly transforms into a desert
61 terms
World Cultures Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Hamada
Large desert region EX: desert, oil and Islam
Largest desert in the world ( 3.5 million sq miles)
process when a grassland transforms into a desert
rock hard ground of the desert
North Africa
Large desert region EX: desert, oil and Islam
Sahara Desert
Largest desert in the world ( 3.5 million sq miles)
80 terms
World Cultures: AFRICA
Savanna
Sahel
Agricultural Revolution
Nile River
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
A time when new inventions such as the seed drill and the ste…
The world's longest river, which flows northward through East…
Savanna
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Sahel
a strip of dry grasslands on the southern border of the Sahar…
116 terms
World Cultures AFRICA
Desertification
Hamada
Erg
Oasis
Process of a grassland region transforming into a desert over…
Dry, rock-hard ground
Sand dunes
Place of water and plant life within a desert
Desertification
Process of a grassland region transforming into a desert over…
Hamada
Dry, rock-hard ground
48 terms
World Cultures: Africa
Compound
Lineage
Clan
Concensus
a place that contained separate homes for different family me…
a group would trace their kin back to a common ancestor, migh…
where several lineages are formed, traced its roots to an eve…
a common agreement
Compound
a place that contained separate homes for different family me…
Lineage
a group would trace their kin back to a common ancestor, migh…
Africa Notes: World Cultures
Physical Geography for Africa
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
Second largest in size
It's a large desert region often connected to southwest Asia
Largest desert in the world
How an area slowly transformed into a desert
Physical Geography for Africa
Second largest in size
North Africa
It's a large desert region often connected to southwest Asia
World cultures South Africa
SAIC
PAC
ANC
Nelson mandela
Peaceful protests
Some violence, also recognized effectiveness of peace.
Very violent. But also used some peaceful resistance Four pil…
South African President, member of ANC
SAIC
Peaceful protests
PAC
Some violence, also recognized effectiveness of peace.
World Cultures Africa
Africa
North Africa
Sahara
Desertification
The largest Continent in both population and size.
A large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest A…
The largest desert in the world
The process of how a grassland transforms into a desert.
Africa
The largest Continent in both population and size.
North Africa
A large desert area that has a lot in common with southwest A…
World Cultures Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
2nd largest continent in size
Large dessert region most connected to sw asia
Largest dessert in the world
process of how an area slowly transforms into a dessert
Physical Geography
2nd largest continent in size
North Africa
Large dessert region most connected to sw asia
world cultures africa
Rainforest Climate
Savanna Climate
Desert Climate
Mediterranean Climate
Humid and hot year round with high annual rainfall
Two distinct wet and dry seasons dry is usually in the winter
hot and dry with little to no rainfall
warm wet winters and calm,hot, and dry summers
Rainforest Climate
Humid and hot year round with high annual rainfall
Savanna Climate
Two distinct wet and dry seasons dry is usually in the winter
World Cultures Africa Vocabulary
Rainforest
Savanna
Desert
Ebola
Forests that are extremely humid and wet and they have consta…
A hot and dry grassland with a few shrubs and scattered isola…
An extremely dry and arid area of land that is also extremely…
A very deadly virus that is extremely devastating and contagi…
Rainforest
Forests that are extremely humid and wet and they have consta…
Savanna
A hot and dry grassland with a few shrubs and scattered isola…
World Cultures- Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
the second largest continent in size and population
large desert area that has a lot in common with Southwest Asia
largest desert in the world
the process of how a grassland area slowly transforms into a…
Physical Geography
the second largest continent in size and population
North Africa
large desert area that has a lot in common with Southwest Asia
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of North Africa and South…
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
16 terms
World Cultures Africa vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of North Africa and South…
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
a member of a wandering pastoral people
member of the nomadic desert people of North Africa and South…
Wadi
in the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
an ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
Africa World Cultures
teatea fly
black fly
French thought they were incapable
played 1 country off of another
what insect carries sleeping sickness & nagana
insect that carries riverblindness
why did the French use indirect rule
how did African try & control trade
teatea fly
what insect carries sleeping sickness & nagana
black fly
insect that carries riverblindness
86 terms
World Cultures Africa
Birthplace of Humanity
Aksum and Timbuktu
Aksum
Timbuktu
What is a better name for Africa besides for the "Dark Contin…
What are the two main early African Kingdoms?
The ark of the covenant was supposedly located where?
Where did Mansa Musa reign?
Birthplace of Humanity
What is a better name for Africa besides for the "Dark Contin…
Aksum and Timbuktu
What are the two main early African Kingdoms?
World Cultures: Africa
Vast desert that separates northern an…
Dry grasslands of Africa
Term for Africa south of the Sahara
Sea that borders northern Africa
the Sahara
savannas
sub-Saharan
the Mediterranean
Vast desert that separates northern an…
the Sahara
Dry grasslands of Africa
savannas
world cultures africa
Size of Africa
Water boundaries
Facts on mount kilimanjaro
Sahara Desert
-Africa is the second largest and second most populous contin…
-Indian Ocean... -Atlantic Ocean... -Red Sea... -Suez Cannel... -Dead sea
-largest lone standing mountain... -located in Tanzania
-largest dry desert... -size of U.S.
Size of Africa
-Africa is the second largest and second most populous contin…
Water boundaries
-Indian Ocean... -Atlantic Ocean... -Red Sea... -Suez Cannel... -Dead sea
16 terms
World Cultures Africa Vocabulary
Grassland(noun)
Acacia Trees(noun)
Oasis(noun)
Caravan(noun)
Farmland dominated with grass
Type of species for shrubs and trees
A spot in the desert where you can find water
People traveling in packs crossing deserts to go to either No…
Grassland(noun)
Farmland dominated with grass
Acacia Trees(noun)
Type of species for shrubs and trees
world cultures western africa
multiethnic
Hausa-Fulani
Youruba
Igbo
many ethnic groups within a countrys borders
Largest ethnic group in Nigeria (Countrysiders?)
Second largest ethnic group (urban)
Third largest ethnic group (rural)
multiethnic
many ethnic groups within a countrys borders
Hausa-Fulani
Largest ethnic group in Nigeria (Countrysiders?)
20 terms
World Cultures South Africa
Madagascar
Mozambique
Swaziland
South Africa
Madagascar
Mozambique
24 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
rainforest
savanna
leaching
desert
tropical wet climate. lots of rain. because of the rain, it c…
tropical wet and dry climate... warm all year... summer=hot and wet…
constant heavy rain dissolves and washes away its nutrients--…
sahara, kalahari, nambi in africa. super dry, not a high popu…
rainforest
tropical wet climate. lots of rain. because of the rain, it c…
savanna
tropical wet and dry climate... warm all year... summer=hot and wet…
World Cultures Africa Cards
Wadi
Hieroglyphics
Nomad
Bedouin
In the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
An ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
A member of a wandering pastoral people
Member of the nomadic desert people of North African and Sout…
Wadi
In the desert, a streambed that is dry except during a heavy…
Hieroglyphics
An ancient writing system used in Egypt in which pictures and…
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Coral reef
Poaching
Habitat
Eco-tourist
Structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
Illegal hunting of protected animals
Type of environment in which particular animal species lives
Person who travels to another country to view its natural won…
Coral reef
Structure formed by the skeletons of small sea animals
Poaching
Illegal hunting of protected animals
69 terms
africa world cultures honors
south africa
nigeria
botswana
mozambique
south africa
nigeria
38 terms
World Cultures Africa Unit
Elite
Boycott
Guerrilla warfare
Secede
Small group of people with high social status
Refusal to buy certain goods and services
Small bands of fighters stage hit and run against a larger po…
Break away
Elite
Small group of people with high social status
Boycott
Refusal to buy certain goods and services
World Cultures: Africa
Abolition
AntiRetroViral drugs (ARV's)
African National Congress (ANC)
Afrikaners
movement to end slavery
medications for the treatment of infection by retro viruses,…
Political party of DeKlerk... Strongl opposed Apartheid
White South Africans of Dutch desent ... Rich people ... Rule south…
Abolition
movement to end slavery
AntiRetroViral drugs (ARV's)
medications for the treatment of infection by retro viruses,…
World Cultures Africa Vocab
Escarpment
Cataract
Hydroelectric power
Tropics
Steep cliff
Large waterfall
Energy produced by moving water
Area Between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Tropic of Cancer
Escarpment
Steep cliff
Cataract
Large waterfall
14 terms
World Cultures Africa
Apartheid
Nelson Mandela
Rwanda
Hutus
strict segregation.... life under apartheid was not good.... 87% of…
leader and soul of ANC... 27 years in prison and that became the…
became independent in 1961.... the genocide in 1994... 500,000- 1,0…
farmers, lower class... killed the tutsis... did most of the killin…
Apartheid
strict segregation.... life under apartheid was not good.... 87% of…
Nelson Mandela
leader and soul of ANC... 27 years in prison and that became the…
Africa- world cultures
Africa
North Africa
Sahara
Desertification
second largest continent in the world in both size and popula…
large desert region that has a lot in common with south west…
the largest desert in the world (3 and half million square mi…
the process when a grassland region slowly transforms into a…
Africa
second largest continent in the world in both size and popula…
North Africa
large desert region that has a lot in common with south west…
58 terms
World Cultures Africa 1
Waterfalls and Rapids
Kalahari
Griots
Tetse fly
these made river navigation impossible to and from the Coast.
Large southern desert in Africa, home of the san people.
Storytellers who orally share the history and literature of a…
African insect that carries sleeping sickness. Can kill peopl…
Waterfalls and Rapids
these made river navigation impossible to and from the Coast.
Kalahari
Large southern desert in Africa, home of the san people.
HON World Cultures- AFRICA
Africa
Climate
The Great Divide
Steppe
Second largest continent in the world is size and population.…
Tropical to Subarctic. The north is mostly desert (Sahara), a…
Another name for the Sahara Desert
Dry grasslands- they are diminishing within Africa though.
Africa
Second largest continent in the world is size and population.…
Climate
Tropical to Subarctic. The north is mostly desert (Sahara), a…
51 terms
World Cultures: Africa
Nubia
Kush
Trad Corridor
Egypt's 25th dynasty
laied south of Egypt between the first cataract of the nile
An ancient civilization in Africa. It is often referred to as…
an area where good trade comes in
a Kushite King named Piankhi
Nubia
laied south of Egypt between the first cataract of the nile
Kush
An ancient civilization in Africa. It is often referred to as…
World Cultures: Africa Vocab
tribe
clan
savanna
animism
A synonym for ethnicity. A group with common culture that is…
A group of families that are related even distantly.
dry, grassy plains in central and Southern Africa
the belief that all things have a spirit
tribe
A synonym for ethnicity. A group with common culture that is…
clan
A group of families that are related even distantly.
World cultures Africa
Physical Geography
North Africa
Sahara Desert
Desertification
2nd largest continent in the world in size
large desert region most often connected to south west asia
largest desert in the world (3.5 million square miles)
process of how a area slowly transforms into a desert
Physical Geography
2nd largest continent in the world in size
North Africa
large desert region most often connected to south west asia
World Cultures-Modern Africa
Boycott
Leopold Sedar Senghor
Guerrilla warefare
OPEC
Refusal to buy certain good and services
Took the lead in the negritude movement
Small, violent attacks
Organization of oil producing countries that determines the a…
Boycott
Refusal to buy certain good and services
Leopold Sedar Senghor
Took the lead in the negritude movement
25 terms
World Cultures: SOUTH AFRICA
Shaka Zulu
Zulu
Boers
Great Trek
(1787?-1828) During Shaka's rule, the Zulu broadened their la…
A people of modern South Africa whom King Shaka united beginn…
Also known as Afrikaners, the sector of the white population…
A migration of Dutch colonists out of British-controlled terr…
Shaka Zulu
(1787?-1828) During Shaka's rule, the Zulu broadened their la…
Zulu
A people of modern South Africa whom King Shaka united beginn…
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